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Unformatted text preview: 3. Perform bed to WC transfer using the Hoyer lift. Be aware of body support and head support for the patient. a. How does it feel to be suspended in the air? b. What safety issues are important? c. When (with what type of patients) would you use the Hoyer? d. How can you assure patient understanding and participation? e. How would you document this transfer? 4. Practice WC to floor transfers and back, using a floor mat. 5. Think about HOW you will select a transfer for a patient. What factors will influence your choices? Why would you choose one transfer over another? What sort of communication must you use to convey what contributions the patient must make? Practice your commands....
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2011 for the course HEALTH 114 taught by Professor Teller during the Winter '11 term at Grand Valley State.
- Winter '11